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Address: Place Ste. Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium

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Meeting point of great beauty

A large square with paved roads surrounding it, brasseries and St. Catherine's church in the center creating a medieval-like landscape.

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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159 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A large square with paved roads surrounding it, brasseries and St. Catherine's church in the center creating a medieval-like landscape.

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Neutral Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The outside is more impressive than the inside but it dominates this pretty square surrounded by cafes and good value restaurants. On a fine day be sure to try out the Nordzee fish shop/ outdoor restaurant where you choose your seafood and they cook it on a plancha outside...fab local institution.

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Brisbane, Australia
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345 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Lovely church to walk around, beautiful architecture, magnificent stained glass windows though out the church,

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Good for a quick photo op. The plaza out front of the church had a lot of drunks and bums when I was there, and there were police in front of the church.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a great site to visit, unrushed with a buzzy square outside filled with bars, bistro's and restaurants. The church itself is magnificent, stained glass windows, elegant period paintings, beautiful architecture and features. The square has its own Metro station, so very very easy to get to.

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london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

lovely church and a superb interior with stained glass windows. well worth a visit. take a camera ...

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Boston, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is a nice place to pop into to see a church of its time period. Heated so a nice break from the cold.

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Netanya, Israel
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

the place is not used for religious ceremonies, the small tables serve for eating what you buy at Nordsee. good and fresh.

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

St Catherine is my favourite neighbourhood in Brussels. The fish market, Nordzee & ABC poisonniere are fantastic for fresh fish to take home or eat standing up with a glass of wine (recommend the fish soup!). St Catherine church is beautiful - and there are tonnes of restaurants to chose from - most of which do not need reservations (although... More 

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Linden, New Jersey
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

This square and the surrounding area of Danseart offers great options for food and sights. There are many outdoor eateries that start jumping on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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